8 Sportiest SUVs Under $30,000

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Sporty and Spacious Doesn’t Have to Mean Expensive

Today’s SUVs can offer both without breaking the bank.

We culled the top performing crossovers and sport utility vehicles on the market today, from the subcompact Nissan Juke to the compact Mazda CX-5 to the midsize Ford Edge. Many have powerful engines, dynamic handling, and composed steering. Inside, you’ll find premium interiors, the latest infotainment and safety features, and plenty of space for passengers and cargo, too.

Here’s a look at the SUVs with the highest performance scores based on U.S. News & World Report’s rankings – all under $30,000.

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